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, in california, 51% of the entire population under 18 years old is latino. which explains why our electorate is growing as young people turn 18 years of age and enter the electorate. i would like to talk a little bit about the impact of latinos will have a congressional races. first, there are two latinos for the united states senate. [inaudible] in texas, former solicitor general has excellent opportunities to be elected on november 6. becoming the first represent texas as a hispanic. in the united states house, there are 24 latinos serving in the house of representatives. two of them are not running for reelection. charlie gonzalez is retiring from congress. el paso was the primary race. of the 22 latinos are running, many are running for reelection and have excellent prospects of being reelected. or they are being challenged by other candidates who also are hispanic. there are five new people who will join the congress on november 6. it will be an increase at minimum -- a net increase of 27 latinos and it united states house. those who are most likely to be elected in november include ton
and which are not. i'll tell you why. new york, california, they're not voting republican. the republicans in california have no power. they can't get anything done in the state legislature. is the craziest thing i ever saw. where else do they live? they live in illinois. or not voting republican. ohio? not likely. you look at the shift in democrats, people who are becoming more assimilated and becoming less jewish may be voting for democratic people becoming less assimilated unless acculturated by voting more frequently republican, but numbers are smaller in relationship to the rest of the body at large. so the idea the jewish vote for republicans in massive numbers doesn't make any sense. it's not likely to happen and the last democrat to jews universally felt good about was probably bill clinton. we're not feeling good about barack obama and i think we have every reason to feel that way. i think that bill clinton's unified or made it easier for us because he was able to bring an evangelical streak within, a jewish streak within. you were to church. it was religious in a country that pri
in a borns and noble just up the road in california. my phone goes off. this is right out of west wing. it's like, my tornado watch. it's somebody calling to find out if i'm interesting in working with the barack obama campaign. and so, of course, i was. i was quickly connected with a guy named steve held brand who became the deputy campaign manager. he was assessing staff. i thought i was apply forking the job for national campaign manager. it's voter exact. i thought i got to put it on the table i'm perfect for the job. i said, steve never indicated back that i was being considered for national campaign directer. but i put it out there. i said, steve, here's the thing, we can take, you know, we can make it so that people can download literature, economize it, bring out to the neighborhoods or the club, we can also, you know, we tested this product back in 2004 that would make it possible that would a cell phone internet connection and computer you can turn your kitchen table in to a phone bank. you can turn your kitchen in to a staging area or min campaign headquarter. put it all on the
] to the nevada and california line of the antisolar park. the biggest one in america. if you haven't seen it, you thought go sometime. three big towers 450 feet high. all these panels circle them. 2,000 american working people there. [cheering and applause] 2,000. [cheering and applause] a lot of women in construction jobs. [cheering and applause] the european, african-american, asian, latino, everybody near as i could tell, the only thing they had in common the wide array of extremely impressive tattoos. these people get what they're doing. they know they're making america energy dependent. they are -- fighting global warming. they are liberating you from the independence and nevada and california and eventually all america can be self-sufficient and environmentally responsible and create more jobs. and -- [cheering and applause] the president opened new federal land for responsible gas and oil development. he's not against that. he wants us to do all the above. how can we not go after solar and wind power when every ncial study said -- in the capacity to generate electricity from the sun and wi
lost money, didn't a t.a.r.p. and was therefore a lot of people in california, jersey, illinois, schools, businesses. we bought one for ourselves and were able toprice 15,000 to 20,000 jobs in a tremendous cost on the fdic, which is passed back to the banks. so they made a error. we had a gap in the line. we didn't have this gap elsewhere. we had other flaws elsewhere, but we screwed up. that quarter last $5 billion. but it was an error. it was intensely. i should have caught it also. if you have a hundred $50 billion of capital, analysts have a set a record year's third year ago. that's our job. .. only academics and politicians are not allowed. [laughter] >> i will take that last comment personally. [laughter] why don't i open it up at this point? i have one or two at the end i want to close with, but let me open -- wait for the microphone and let us know your name and your affiliation. i see a gentleman right back by the microphone. yes, sir? >> father and your from the monastery in -- in august the economist reported that the roman catholic church spent approximately $171.6
will apply for driver system in california. for those of you on the federal program, should they be able to drive legally in california? peters: i generally don't support having drivers license for people. but the people would be here illegally. if they're here illegally i think they should get the program. >> moderator: after 9/11, congress passed a law, the president signed a law that those who are illegally here should not be getting drivers license. the definition, will redefine these people know there's been legally here and exempt from the law? i think that is something quite clear. there's a lot of people have always said we should get the drivers license. but after 9/11 when the terrorists given driver's license got on that airplane into that show that foreign passports and killed 3000 americans, this is one thing we're all americans ought to be working together come if they will never allow that to happen by having someone undocumented with no documents get a drivers license to get on an airplane. transfer thank you, brian come into the next guy. nice exchange. we had to pause f
to the supreme court is the proposition 8 case out of california and equal protection it loving versus virginia and the sense that can the state to ban this? the doma case, the case is a lot easier legally and politically for the supreme court because, so they are states. i actually think they will take the doma case and they will declare it unconstitutional because it government why the government needs couples who happen to be of if the case goes up in its current form and there are ways that they if it goes up must the 44 states that don't. imagine telling mississippi and alabama and texas oh by the way you have to start performing same-sex marriages or you are in violation of justices are very aware of the think they will deny certiorari on the proposition 8 case which means same-sex marriage approximately 20 to 25% of the people live in states that have i don't think believes that number is going to start to i am not particularly of the debate here governor it's not going to happen anytime it's will be pleased state-by-state level and. >> that please join me in
, texas, california, kansas and las vegas. that's where the money is coming from. >> there you go. >> i spent which you much time looking at fec reports. and actually, one thing about the ads and again, doesn't tell us about the tax exempt groups, and there is evidence that is the main conduit for corporate money and not super pacs. the super pacs have made a country more and more diverse have more of the money in politics that we know about come from a smaller number of very wealthy, mostly male, almost entirely white people and a few states of courses or traditional states where fundraising happens. so it's not a huge surprise, that it's basically as you said marcie think we were the billionaires are. it is kind of astounding when you start to break down just how few people are financing in both parties all of these outfits. and again on the democratic side against liberal wall street people, movie stars, trial lawyers who made tens of millions of dollars in a tobacco settlement is basically where the money comes from and what we caught the nascent democratic super pac conglomerate, w
and local diners and restaurants we sat down. i went to virginia, pennsylvania, kentucky, utah, california and do a surprising how similar the worldviews of these tea partiers were and yet so distinct from my academic colleagues at ucla where i've been getting a phd. for the first one i'd like to make, one thing that sets the tea party apart from many others if they have a very traditional review. so essentially, they have this view america's land of opportunity and that all people regardless of backgrounds can succeed. now this is not to say, but they have this even more so and this is how the answer poll questions and how they help explain a lot of there there policy positions that other people have a hard time understanding. the scope of this. so these are some signs i took at a washington d.c. tea party protest here by the capital. you often see signs like this. don't spread my wealth. spread my work ethic. stop punishing and rewarding failure. this is all part of a common thing. and for this to make sense, i think we should go for some polling data. i'm going to show you some polling
of the ips in washington and we established a relationship with the university of california press for the ability count outrage and similarly a publishing relationship with -- who we co-published a series of looks on the palestinian revolution. we feel that we have made some impact on academia. we feel we have made some impact on the main churches. we feel we have made some impact with the leadership of the minorities, where we have failed totally is with the political elite. we do not have -- we have made absolutely no impression on the political elite. if anything, since i came here in 1976, the situation has actually deteriorated dramatically, much worse, much worse. and i think the reason is, you have a very powerful coalition now. it is not the lobby alone. the lobby is just part of it. i mean, the jewish community is a tremendously gifted community. the faculty of harvard is at least 35% jewish. whether the percentage of the population, jewish is 2.2%. this is an extraordinarily gifted people, extraordinarily gifted. the connection between judaism and the west goes all the w
of california at berkeley as well as yale university in new haven. i am very excited to and anticipate this exchange with the audience during the q&a session. the company 100 is proud to partier with the china study program here to host the debate this evening, and i also want to note that today's discussion is the only china focused debate in which both campaigns have agreed to go on record. we're uniquely privileged to con convenience the debate to discuss a topic that's quite critical and the u.s. china relationship is definitely most strategic bilateral relationship. tonight's program will include 90 minutes of unintrumpted -- uninterpreted of key u.s.-china relations, and then we conclude with a question and answer period that would be questions collected from all of you, and as well as audience from around the world, twitter, e-mail, and live stream. the format we have this evening is based on the guidelines published by the commission on presidential debates, and there are two sections of questions. professor, one of the co-moderators, will address the first with six questions,
to baja, california, for thousands and thousands of kilometers, certainly in a nonoptimized way. well, you know, what we learned from this project, what -- if we have all this information from our cities in this case about waste and, you know, what happens to things we throw away, then we can probably redesign as engineers optimize such systems. so we can reduce a lot of efficiencies that you -- inefficiencies that you saw in those traces. another thing that was quite important was all of this data, if it gives us information about what's out there, then it can promote behavioral change. and actually one of the most telling things following the project was somebody who told us, well, you know, i used to drink water in blast you can bottles -- plastic bottles and put the bottles outside my door every day, and the things would disappear. but actually, no, they don't disappear, they go -- [inaudible] and stay there forever, and now because of in the they stopped drinking water in plastic bottles. now, there's a third thing we actually discovered more recently that was quite unexpected. that's
predominantly white in new minority districts like california and texas we will see between 46 and 48% as white men eric cantor who was perceived to have higher ambitions is campaigning for republicans speaker john boehner is focusing his efforts with congressional leadership with his friends and allies so both leaders of the republican side have super pac stand on the trail. >>host: also talk about the "cook political report" look at the senate. looking back six years ago we saw a lot of democrats come and and now there seats are up. why i there so many? >> when a party has a good year as democrats did 2006 and 2008 you pay the price six years later. of the 33 races, democrats have to defend 23 of them and 2014 the ratio is not that different everything comes around and in 2016 republicans will have to mood defend their seats because of the gains in 2010. lot of the freshmen have done well and senator tester is the most who vulnerable of the freshman class clair mccaskill probably held the honor until she pulled a week republican challenger. but sheriff brown from ohio six years ago he may hav
him is not easy, but if e he were, he'd lead and get things done and lead some of the more california trant senators saying we have to do this. if i could play one thing in the senate and house cloak rooms is the rolling stones song "you can't always get what you want." [laughter] >> this is a discussion about regulatory issues whether it was a day talking about legal reforms. it is fairly easy, at one level to talk about budgets because there's numbers involved. you say there's a crisis coming, the debt is $16 trillion or a hundred trillion if you count the others. when you talk about regulatory issues, how do you get people to tune in? >> well, regulations are laws. i mean, that's why i think we talk about regulatory environment that somehow or another, you know, just regulations. i mean the problem we see -- i see out in the business community and i hear all the time, is this administration, moving forward with regulations that are inconsistent with the underlying law, and advisory opinions inconsistent and implementation of regulations that are inconsistent with what the congress
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